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#1 of 17 Old 04-28-2008, 02:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I would have posted sooner but found out the website was down when we got home from the hosptial.

Elizabeth Irene
4/24/08
6lbs 12oz
19" long

The birth could not have been more perfect, I was only in labor for 3 hours and didn't even have to push her out my body did everything! My OB almost didn't make it into the room and her head had already come out when she came flying into the room to catch her. I found the whole scene with the nurses freaking out and my OB racing into the room so funny that I actually started laughing which is what pushed her body out. It was awesome! No tearing at all and I really don't even feel like I've given birth, I'm not sore at all and my bleeding is almost non-existent.
She's a dream baby too, she rarely cries unless she's hungry and she is a pro at nursing already. We had a few latch issues the first day but as soon as she got the hang of it we were off running and haven't looked back. My milk came in yesterday and she is one happy camper, she's on the boob almost constantly but I wouldn't have it any other way. There is nothing sweeter than looking down and seeing a little smile with milk running down her chin

My other kiddos love her and have been such a big help! She really does make our family complete.

Just born -
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a3...y/IMG_0767.jpg

With daddy -
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YAY!! Congrats! I've been thinking about you and wondering if it was time.

She's a beauty and I'm so happy to hear her birth went well.

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CONGRATS!
The "With Daddy" picture is so cute!
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Congrats!!! I knew there had to be someone who went in all those days we were down!!

"Parents are simply trustees; they do not own the bodies of their children"-Norm Cohen  Martial arts instructor intactlact.gifhomebirth.jpgnak.gif and mom to 4: DD1 (1/05) DS (7/06) DD2 (5/08) DD3 (2/11)
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Congratulations!!!!

Lori, mom to Elise 6/06, Ivy 4/08 and pos.gif 12/11
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Congratulations again, Christy!! (I never know whether to call you Christy or Christina. ) I can't get over how cute she is!
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Congratulations! What a beauty with that dark hair! It sounds like you had a wonderful birth. Enjoy your LO.

Mama to twin girls Adele and Nadia, born 5/2008
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She's beautiful! Congratulations
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So very happy for you! Elizabeth is one of my most very favorite baby names as well. PM me when you are feeling up to it, we can set up getting her cute little pink soaker to you I'm so thrilled for you!

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Oh Mama! i just knew you had to have had her by now and the fact that you laughed her into the world is soooo wonderful! What a cool story to tell her! She is so beautiful, i love the pics. Congrats!
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i knew that baby was just going to slide right out !

congratulations - what a wonderful birth and what a beautiful baby. enjoy your babymoon!
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I've been thinking of you!!! Yay! She is so beautiful!

I'm so happy to hear her birth went well and I adore the name!

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Congrats!!!!! She is so beautiful.

I saw your thread on DS - that is a sweet newborn stash.
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Congratulations Mama!!!!


Where did you deliver?

---Jessica---Livin' my life from A Peace.gif(1/05 ) to Z  jammin.gif(4/08 ).....and z babyf.gif(3/11)

 

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Congrats Mama!
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What a sweetie! (I know, I love the milk-dribbled chin too...)

WOHM to Leo (4/08) reading.gif and enjoying the journey with DH geek.gif

Announcing the arrival of Clara in August 2013! homebirth.jpg

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Congratuations! She is beautiful and the chubby little legs are so cute.

mama to   broc1.gif DS 6/06 and banana.gif DS 4/08
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